Rochester Institute of Technology News

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a private university located in Rochester, New York, known for its strong emphasis on career-oriented education. Established in 1829, RIT offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across nine colleges, focusing on technology, the arts, and design, as well as business, engineering, and science. The university is particularly well-regarded for its co-operative education program that integrates academic coursework with professional work experiences, giving students a significant advantage in job preparedness. RIT is also noted for its substantial offerings in fine and applied arts, including a highly respected photography program housed in the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, one of the first and largest technological colleges for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The campus features modern facilities, extensive research centers, and a diverse student body drawn from across the United States and over 100 countries.